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question ] >> well, no -- nobody from the aurora police department has attempted to contact us for any purpose. so presently nobody is asking for assistance. additionally, at that time, there were other authorities here locally who we were talking to. [ inaudible question ] >> i didn't see the box. so i don't know. [ inaudible question ] >> i don't understand the question. i'm a lawyer. objection, vague. do i know the prosecutor? not personally, no. >> you've done work in colorado? >> i've done work in colorado, but in the federal system. [ inaudible question ] >> we've been told that's highly likely that that's going to happen. >> how concerned are you? >> everyone is concerned. [ inaudible statement ] >> well, nobody told me that. from what i know about the laws in colorado. it is a death penalty state. obviously it's going to be murder one. and that's when someone can be facing the death penalty. i actually am in communication with them as well. >> i have concern for their safety. [ inaudible question ] >> we vice presidehaven't reallt far because at this time no formal charges have
accused of one of the worst mass murders in u.s. history as the stories of heroism and bravery and courage continue to pour in. >>> the punishment for penn state after the sandusky scandal and the entire community that's paying the price. >>> countdown to london. four days to go. is london ready for the olympics or not? >>> getting burned. they showed up for an inspirational seminar with tony robbins but some of them got burned when it came time for the ritual walk across the hot coals leaving a lot of people to wonder, how does that work anyway? >>> and ground breaker. the first american woman in space has died. tonight we remember sally ryde. space has died. tonight we remember sally ryde. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the people of aurora, colorado today got to see the man they regard as the face of evil. the suspect in the mass shooting in colorado was let into court for a preliminary appearance today and seeing him was both striking and haunting. at various times his constantly changing facial expressions showed what might h
're not discussing admissions. i will tell you that based on what he told us, we were concerned about his apartment. >> reporter: we know he had loud music playing. we've heard that maybe it was a timer and that he set it to start playing around midnight. the question is i have is did he start playing loud techno music to draw a cop call? >> we can't possibly know what he intended to do right now. i've been told by the bomb experts if someone opened the door, it would have triggered the device. >> reporter: if that had happened before the theater incident, that could have diverted a lot of your resources. >> potentially, yes. it would have been two simultaneous crises at once. >> reporter: do you have a wife and kids, chief? >> i do. my daughter was at the premiere of "batman." in another theater. so yes. >> reporter: i didn't know that. same theater complex? >> no, no. >> reporter: have you had the chance to hug your daughter? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: the reason he wanted to talk to us is to make sure everyone knows how proud he is of all of the officers on his force. and this community is proud.
>>> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. i'm lester holt. thanks for joining us. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, a very difficult sunday morning here and around the country, particularly in colorado, just 48 hours after we first learned of the massacre at the aurora movie theater. president obama heads to colorado to honor victims and meet with victims' families later today. it's striking, the political world shut down after the massacre in aurora. the campaigns pulled advertising from the air waves in colorado, campaign events within cancelled. it will resume and we'll talk about that later. but the focus now in colorado is about the suspect, james holmes. what motivated him? perhaps investigators can learn more after the big event yesterday, a controlled detonation in his apartment. it was completely booby trapped and now investigators can get inside. joining me now live, the governor of colorado, john hickenlooper. governor, welcome. i speak for so many when i offer my condolences and our thoughts and pr
in custody? >> well, he is -- what they describe to us, he lawyered up. he is at this point not cooperating. the robot watching it defuse -- or not defuse, but make the -- be able to deactivate the system of the trip wires and potential threats, a, it gives you tremendous confidence. i mean the fbi is working with the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms with the local police, the state patrol. everybody was working together, as they did on thursday night. one of the real bright lights of this is that before 9/11, i don't think we could have ever responded to this level of tragedy, 70 people that had been injured or killed, and get such efficiency and get everyone working together almost seamlessly. so even that safety and then also how they worked with this bomb thing. we're getting through this, but we still can't get into the mind of this twisted, really delusional individual. >> and there's no sense of what caused him to go off of the path he was as a doctoral student in neuroscience, somebody who may have been isolated and private but had a lot going for him on the outside. nothing
is heartbroken. i think hemingway says the world breaks us all, but afterward, we're stronger in the broken places. i think that's what we heard in the hospitals yesterday. we went to many of the hospitals and visited families and the victims. and there was a buoyancy or a resill aer resiliency where people were not going to let this define their life, they were going to fight back. >> there is your experience as a mayor and now governor nothing that can prepare you to lead a state through something like this. i know this has been an emotional 48 hours. you spoke on friday night in such a moving way. >> well, you know, you just -- here's -- >> governor, i just want to show what you said on friday night. >> defies description. you can't connect emotions that we commonly think of. i mean everyone i've talked to all day is filled with an anger that can't find focus. >> i apologize for the interruption, but it's obviously been a difficult couple of days. >> it's been tough. the key there is -- i mean that anger, you want to strangle this guy. at a certain point that's got to translate into risi
loughner case in arizona, he engaged with people, he looked at people, he looked angrily at some of us in the media. in this instance, everybody was looking toward the door when he came in. he shuffled in, manhandcuffed hs and ankles. he wasn't engaging with his two public defenders. he didn't look at anybody. didn't look at the judge when the judge mirandized him. didn't look at the judge or respond in any way at all when the judge asked him directly whether he had anything to say and he didn't look out in the courtroom to people sitting in the 108 seats, including five family members of decedents of some of the victims who died in the theater shooting. the hearing only lasted 11 minutes. he didn't, as i say, give anybody anything to work with except to see somebody who was so lethargic that he appeared almost to be, to use a word from my generation, spaced out, drugged out. he wouldn't have had access to any other drugs obviously in prison unless he was on maintenance medication, but he had that look to him. as i said, he didn't even speak or say anything to his attorney or nod or ma
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